Tag: Northern Strands

Northern Strands wins innovation award for bin safety harness design

Climbing on bins is one of the things that you just have to do if you are a farmer. If you do not have to do it yourself, someone who works for you has to do it. Grain bins have evolved over the years, but the same could not be said for fall protection (safety… Read more »

Time to throw the old, dirty tow straps out

It’s just a little dirt or grease and a bit of sunlight, how much harm can it do? When it comes to pulling strength, the elements can take a toll on the ability of tow straps to do their two-part job — to not break and to minimize the risk of human injury when pulling… Read more »

Taking risk out of climbing grain bins

It’s hard to say how many injuries occur or work hours are lost on North American farms due to falls while climbing grain bins. They don’t all get reported or talked about, but there are many anecdotal stories of people getting hurt, or narrowly escaping injury. Whether checking grain condition, opening or closing lids, or… Read more »